Übersetzung von “escalate” — Englisch–Portugiesisch Wörterbuch


verb uk /ˈes.kə.leɪt/ us

to become or make something become greater or more serious

intensificar(-se), agravar(-se)
His financial problems escalated after he became unemployed.
The decision to escalate UN involvement has been made in the hopes of a swift end to the hostilities.
The escalating rate of inflation will almost certainly bring escalating prices.
escalation noun uk /ˌes.kəˈleɪ.ʃən/ us

agravamento, aumento
It’s difficult to explain the recent escalation in/of violent crime.

(Übersetzung von “escalate” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Portugiesisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)